But the deeper domestic tensions come from questions about assimilation.
Hirsi Ali nonetheless said she was glad Wilders was bringing attention to Europe's poor record of assimilation.
Today, Turkey in the German imagination has mostly to do with immigration, assimilation, and EU membership.
First, because of assimilation, Jewish groups began losing members.
Writing in Slate, Gabriel Roth challenges the dominant Jewish communal view that assimilation is problematic.
This is so much loss of ingredients absolutely essential to digestion and assimilation.
There were therefore no beginnings of any assimilation between them and the latter.
Human nature finds such instruction very easy of assimilation.
A vital quality is for Roux a special process or mode of assimilation.
And if eating is successfully done, digestion, assimilation, and the building of a healthy body are successfully begun.
early 15c., "act of assimilating," from Old French assimilacion, from Latin assimilationem (nominative assimilatio) "likeness, similarity," noun of action from past participle stem of assimilare (see assimilate). Psychological sense is from 1855.
assimilation as·sim·i·la·tion (ə-sĭm'ə-lā'shən)
The incorporation of digested substances from food into the tissues of an organism.
The amalgamation and modification of newly perceived information and experiences into the existing cognitive structure.
The process by which a person or persons acquire the social and psychological characteristics of a group: “Waves of immigrants have been assimilated into the American culture.”